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Gouverneur woman gets prison for attempted arson
Mary E. Yerdon, also known as Mary E. McIntosh, 51, of 316 W. Main St., formerly of 230 E. Main St., downstairs, Gouverneur, was sentenced to 2½ to 5 years in prison for her Aug. 22 conviction of third-degree attempted arson, the reduced count of third-degree arson, for which she was tried.
Man Accused In Savage Beating Deaths Of Two Men Returned To Court | 570 WSYR
West Monroe, N.Y. - The man accused of beating two men to death last month in West Monroe was in court Monday night.Mathew LeBoeuf is accused of savagely beating Michael Shane and Robert Diffinso severely that they died from their injuries. LeBoeuf's attorney asked for a mental health evaluation for
Black River woman accused of aggravated DWI
Deonna Hairston, 32, was additionally charged with the misdemeanors of driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated at 11:58 p.m. Sunday.
Watertown woman accused of petit larceny
Alexis R. Larose, 23, was issued an appearance ticket at 8:15 a.m. Saturday returnable to local court.
Black River man accused of criminal contempt
Markell D. Whitfield, 21, allegedly disobeyed court orders at 11:25 p.m. on Oct. 13 and again on 4:11 p.m. Sunday.
Franklin Street resident, city at odds over picket fence
According to the fence ordinance, the fence must have 80 percent transparency, or open space, for safety reasons.
JCC to host paranormal investigator John Zaffis on Friday
With over 35 years of experience investigating the paranormal throughout the United States, Canada, England and Scotland, Mr. Zaffis has a plethora of stories to share with audience members. His experience goes beyond studying ghosts and hauntings to include hands-on exorcisms and cases of possessio
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Monday, Oct. 22
Adrienne R. Garbutt, 29, of 165 E. Division St., Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 1:01 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at her residence with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Ms. Garbutt is accused of striking a wall with her fist causing a small hole at about 12:36 p.m. Sunday at 165 E. Division
Fort Drum soldier guilty of raping teen
Tyler Lavergne,21, of Harpursville, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted rape, reduced from a count of second-degree rape, in a plea deal with the district attorney’s office.
Brownville town council completes preliminary 2019 budget
Attendees will be able to share comments on the proposed budget, which will be compiled along with any other items pertaining to the budget, at the meeting. The budget can be reviewed at the clerk’s office, 16431 Star School House Road, Dexter.
Suicide prevention group starting in Watertown
Kathy E. Lettiere, owner of Touch of Grace and founder of the group, said there is a serious need for a support group for community members with depression, herself included.
Snow predicted throughout north country early this week; slight accumulation may occur
Franklin and St. Lawrence counties have snowfall predicted as well, according to the NWS in Burlington, Vt., but with very little accumulation.
Fort Drum man accused of DWI
Bryan L. Colon, 22, was additionally charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and exceeding the speed limit.
Adams man charged with carrying loaded pistol, with 15 rounds of ammo
WATERTOWN — City police on Friday charged Matthew J. Bartholomew, 33, of 18705 Owens Road, Adams Center, with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon — ammo clip, a class D felony, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon — loaded firearm, a class C felony.
Drawing a crowd: DeYoung helped agency lure tourists to Thousand Islands
Nestled between Canada and the United States, the Thousand Islands area boasts some of the most exquisite scenery in Northern New York. Fishing along the St. Lawrence River is legendary. And with sites like Boldt Castle, there are always fascinating things to see and do.
Police: fake $20 bills reported in Clayton
Chief Patenaude said that this teller-training money was showing up more and more, along with movie prop money. Chief Patenaude has declined to say at which businesses the bills had been received, but said the bills had shown up at businesses in Clayton, with the most recent being reported on Thursd
Jefferson Community College looking at sites for downtown center
Donald W. Rutherford, CEO of the Watertown Local Development Corp., also known as the Watertown Trust, confirmed last week that he’s helping JCC officials find a site for the entrepreneurial and training center.
Clayton company wins catapult contest at park
The operators of the hulking green catapult squashed the competition during the seventh annual Punkin Chunkin’ Festival at Frink Park, launching a 4-pound gourd 1,578 feet into the air, ending up in the St. Lawrence River.
GOP, Conservative Supreme Court candidates restored to ballot
Supreme Court candidates, including Oswego County's Karen Brandt and Scott DelConte, were restored to the ballot last week after a series of lawsuitsCreative Commons photo
Two Watertown residents charged with negligence after death of four cats
WATERTOWN — City police on Thursday charged Alex D. Holt, 31, and Andrea M. Oller, 32, both of 722 West Main St., Apartment 3, with one count each of animal cruelty, a class A misdemeanor.